By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture released restaurant enforcement actions for January 25-31, 2021.READ MORE: Drivers Feeling The Pain At The Pumps As Gas Prices Continue To Rise Across Pittsburgh Area
Enforcement actions were taken following customer complaints of restaurants not following social distancing, mask requirements, and occupancy limits.
Between January 25-31, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Safety performed 66 inspections, 25 of which were complaint-driven.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. Council To Vote On Paid Sick Leave Bill
Inspectors ordered three restaurants to close after it was learned they were violating the COVID-19 mitigation orders put in place by the health department.
Among those ordered to close was VFW #7812 on Water Street in West Newton, Westmoreland County.MORE NEWS: 'Good Eat$ Downtown' Campaign Begins, Aimed At Bringing Business Back To Downtown Restaurants
A county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 enforcement actions can be found on the Department of Agriculture’s website.